Handbook of Statistics, Volume 26: Psychometrics

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As a research student in social sciences you will join a thriving research community and be part of one of the University’s research centres of excellence. Social Sciences help us understand and contribute to our complex society. Examples of excellent treatment of a whole host of topics abound in the following pages and volumes. Such limits would, at best, slow down the advancement of knowledge. One of the main strengths of the book is that he makes this definition accessible to all relevant fields within the social sciences by clearly defining his terminology and sticking to the bare bones of research design and staying clear of discussion of methodology.

Pages: 1190

Publisher: North Holland; 1 edition (December 11, 2006)

ISBN: 0444521038

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